Today as I am writing this post it is a hot (95 degrees) and humid (90%) day in the greater Washington D.C. area. Don’t make any mistake in thinking that this is a “dry heat”. So, I am especially grateful to Willis Haviland Carrier, who purportedly invented the air conditioner. This little piece of trivia is new to me and I will add it to the list of “things” I learned during 2011.
I was raised in a home where education ruled supreme. And after watching and reading commentary about OPRAH‘s tribute to her by the Moorehouse University graduates who she supported, I gather that we were not the only ones. But, if there is one thing I know for sure- it is that one should never stop learning or you just mentally wilt. (You can watch Oprah’s surprise here)
So, here is my list of things that I want to learn the Summer of 2011. (And add yours to the comments below!)
1- Zumba. Yes, I want to learn more about this form of dance. Would love to hear from others who have tried this dance and exercise form.
2- Learn about HTML. That is a computer term and program “thing” – for those who may need to brush up on it, like me.
3– Read more. I want to read about a random topic. I haven’t picked it out – yet. That will take a trip to the library. And thank the goodness we still have libraries!
4. Learn how to play Mahjong.
and lastly… 5. Learn more about how to operate my “fancy” camera.
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